Vacation Care

Our holiday program features a variety of fun and engaging activities chosen by the children and families from our service. Each day is different with exciting excursions such as archery, skyzone and surfing or incursions such as skating, gymnastics and rock-climbing.

 

The children have plenty of time for free play where they can choose to take part in planned and spontaneous group activities or initiate their own play. The children will be required to bring their own recess and lunch and we provide a healthy afternoon tea each day.

Please note:

  • All vacation care bookings are booked as 'casual' which can be done through the 'My Family Lounge' App which you can download here.
     

  • If you are attending any excursions, you'll also need to complete our online permission form for each child attending and any extra excursion liability forms.
     

  • Although staff will assist children in applying sunscreen throughout the day, parents can help BASC in following the Cancer Council Sun Safe Policy by ensuring that children are wearing sun-safe clothing and have applied sunscreen before arrival.
     

  • All families are required to have completed the BASC direct debit form before any bookings can be attended, which you can download here.

What you need:

A light carry bag
A wide brimmed hat
Wet weather gear
Comfortable Sun Smart Clothes 

Enclosed shoes
Water Bottle
Recess and lunch
Please check daily program for any extra items
Please clearly label all belonging with your child’s name

How to make a vacation care booking:

1. Login to the ‘My Family Lounge’ app or BASC website.
2. Select ‘CASUAL BOOKINGS’
3. Select drop down options
‘Child’s Name’
‘Service’ - Bondi Before & After School Care
‘Room Type ’ VAC Junior K-2 or VAC Senior 3-6
4. Select the date you require.
GREEN​ ​-​ Date available
PURPLE​ - Successful booking
RED​ - Date unavailable - email BASC to be added to the waiting list.
5. Select the Save and Exit button if finished, if you have additional children to add, repeat from Step 3

***We can only accept Vacation Care bookings from Bondi Public School students***
  • Incursions​ - please arrive with your child before 10.00am and sign in on the QK Kiosk.  

  • Excursions​ - please arrive with your child at least 30 minutes before the departure time stated on the program, for the important excursion safety discussion.

  • Payments​ - No prepayment required, your Ezidebit payment cycle will take care of it. Contact BASC Admin Team if you have not completed your Ezidebit form.

  • Cancellations​ ​- All absences will be charged at full fees, including excursion fees, unless canceled 3 weeks prior to the first day of Vacation Care. 

  • The fees outline above are per day before CCB or CCR have been applied. Sorry no, half days.

  • Educator to child ratios will be 1:15 for incursions & 1:8 on excursions. Risk assessments for excursions are available on request.

  • Bookings will be accepted on a first in basis, with reference to the priority of access guidelines. 

  • Please ensure you sign your child in & out. Programmed activities wrap up by 3.30pm, followed by afternoon tea. Please see our program for excursion return times.

  • Please inform BASC educators of any different pickup arrangements you have made.

  • As the weather is unpredictable, unforeseeable circumstances may arise that require changes to be made to our program on an actual day.

  • Staff cannot take responsibility for any property that children bring from home, so if it is precious please think carefully before bringing it in.

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